Create a Full Page Background Image with CSS3

The other day we looked at 10 Awesome Websites With Full-Screen Background Images.  At the beginning of the article I had mentioned that there were a few ways of approaching this effect, some developers prefer to do it with jQuery, some with CSS, and others with Flash.  In this article, we’re going to take a look at how to achieve a full-screen background image with CSS. CSS3 allows us to choose between a few different values for the “background-size” property. …...

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Wibiya Bar Giveaway – 2 PRO Accounts for 1 FULL YEAR! $239 value!

This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Ros Share and Reiko for winning this giveaway. To everyone else - good luck next time! Today, I am proud to present to you an awesome giveaway from Wibiya. What is Wibiya? It's a company that has created a super innovate web bar. It's the same bar you see at the very bottom of this page. It's the same bar used by entities like NBA, Playboy, Samsung and many others. It requires absolutely zero…...

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7 Fun Flash Games For Inspiration

All of the talk in the video game world either revolves around Skyrim, Call of Duty; Modern Warfare 3, or motion activated technology like the XBOX Kinect. We have become too immersed in massive worlds, online multi-player gaming, and advanced technology to realize that the games we play aren't as much fun as they are all-encompassing and addictive. While taking up massive amounts of online storage and high concentrations of RAM on next-gen consoles, these games never lack technology but too…...

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10 Holly Jolly Christmas Fonts

With Christmas right around the corner, now’s the time that you realize you haven’t sent out your yearly Christmas card. Or it has just dawned on you that you haven’t sent out the invitations for Christmas dinner. Let’s have a look at ten Christmas fonts that are, best of all, free! If Christmas isn’t your thing, or you’re looking to send out your New Years Eve party invitations, these will suit your needs just fine as well. Let’s have a…...

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10 Awesome Websites With The Best Navigation Structure

The main thing that separates a good site from a great site is how easy it is to navigate.  If the links aren’t consistent throughout the site and the viewer gets more and more lost the deeper they go in to your site, eventually they will become so frustrated they will leave.  Or if the content is laid out in a manner that a dozen clicks are required just to get to the information they’re looking for, they’ll leave.  Let’s…...

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Flash Drop Down Menu Tutorial – Adobe Flash

Drop down menus are a very efficient kind of menus. They fit all your buttons beautifully in an application without taking up a lot of your real estate. In this tutorial I will show you how you can make drop down menus in flash. This is a fairly advanced tutorial and you will need to have ActionScript 3.0 knowledge to do this one. You should also know the basics of making simple buttons. If you don’t know how to do…...

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Flash XML Tutorial – How to Use XML in Flash

A lot of people who don’t know that much about Flash think that Flash is good only for animation and static web applications. This belief is very false because with Flash you can create applications which are as dynamic as you want them to be.  Please note that you need to know that this is an advanced Flash tutorial and it would be quite hard for you to understand anything if you do not know ActionScript 3.0 and XML. I…...

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Flash Animation Tutorial – How to Use Animation on Your Flash Website

This tutorial is all about animation in Flash. Animation is one of the core elements of Flash. In fact animation is the very reason Flash was originally created. In Flash animation is extremely easy and a very powerful way to create a flash website.  For anyone willing to learn flash, this is the one thing they must know. This tutorial covers the elementary animation techniques in Flash at the absolutely beginner level. If you have ever made a flipping page…...

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Adobe Flash Tutorial – How to Create Flash Site With Adobe CS5

Flash websites can be an attractive way to captivate your viewers’ attention and make their user experience on your site a little more interactive. A flash website is different than a normal, text coded website that was developed with HTML, PHP, ASP or another language. You start with a raster stage where you can place objects based on X and Y coordinates and then dictate on what you want the objects to do, or how you want the user to…...

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Personalized Pens Giveaway – $125 VALUE, Get Them FREE

Today I am excited to bring you yet another giveaway. This one is unlike any others we've had over the years.  We’re teaming up with Amsterdam Printing, the popular promotional pens  website, and we’re giving away 50 Inspire pens, worth $149.95, absolutely free. Use these pens to give your web design business a real marketing boost. Barrel color: Sapphire, Sky, Black, Graphite, Emerald, Cranberry, Champagne, Pink Ink Color: Blue or Black (Pink Pen only available with Black Ink) Maximum imprint…...

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